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Accident: 202570008 - Lathe Operator Is Injured When Caught In Machine, Later Dies

Accident: 202570008 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 02/24/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31558971302/27/20123545Worldwide Technologies
At 10:45 a.m. on February 24, 2012, Employee #1, a 45-year-old lathe operator, was moving product from an external inspection area to lathe operation area. As he approached the rear of the lathe, he reached across the protruding stack which was being run when it caught his jacket, pulling him into the rotation cycle. He was critically injured and hospitalized with two broken arms (one of which was later amputated) and a broken neck. He died of his injuries 10 days after the accident.
Keywords: clothing, fracture, lathe, amputated, rotating shaft, caught by, neck, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315589713 Fatality Amputation Occupation not reported

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